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All about tidal power stations

All about tidal power stations

All about tidal power stations

An eco-friendly way to generate power is through the use of the power of tidal waves. The Sun, the Moon and the rotation of the Earth cause the ebb and tide of waves. The movement of the oceans and seas is used to operate underwater turbines which rotate...

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A review of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

A review of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

A review of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

This movie is worth watching because this is the only way in which you can meet the 20th Century’s best movie hero as recognised by the American Film Institute. In ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’, the hero is undoubtedly Atticus Finch played by the late Gregory...

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The story of the Soviet national anthem

The story of the Soviet national anthem

The story of the Soviet national anthem

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republic came into existence in 1922. It was a communist state and till 1944, used The Internationale, the rallying song for socialists all over the world, as the Soviet anthem. On March 15 1944, nearing the end of World...

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A guide to 'My Man Jeeves'

A guide to 'My Man Jeeves'

A guide to 'My Man Jeeves'

P. G. Wodehouse was the English writer who recreated the modern comic version of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza in Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. The strange social behaviour of Bertie’s aunts, uncles and friends creates the milieu for the stories. Below is...

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Biography: The White Mouse

Biography: The White Mouse

Biography: The White Mouse

Nancy Wake, also known as The White Mouse, died at the age of 98 on 7 August 2011 in London. She was the perfect example of the biblical saying, ‘A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.’ She...

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The benefits of an abdominal binder

The benefits of an abdominal binder

The benefits of an abdominal binder

The modern abdominal binder is a corset used not for fashion but for fulfilling some medical purpose. The most common application for abdominal binders is as a support after liposuction, abdominal surgery or delivering a baby through a Caesarean section....

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